The Rubaiyât of Mirza-Mem'n. [By John S. Zimmerman]
The Rubaiyât of Mirza-Mem'n. [By John S. Zimmerman]
The Rubaiyât of Mirza-Mem'n. [By John S. Zimmerman]
The Rubaiyât of Mirza-Mem'n. [By John S. Zimmerman]

The Hog Butcher's Rubaiyat

The Rubaiyât of Mirza-Mem'n. [By John S. Zimmerman].

Chicago: Henry Olendorf Shepard, 1901.

Shepard, H.O. Third edition (so-stated). Photogravure frontispiece portrait of John G. Zimmerman. 12 half-tone reproduction of drawings by H.O Shepard. Title, text and illustrations printed on glossy paper within decorative frames of rose and vine leaf printed in purple. 39 unnumbered leaves in all. 1 vols. Square 8vo (9 x 7-1/2 inches). The Hog Butcher's Rubaiyat. Original purple cloth with central gilt ornment of a budding rose and bunch of grapes enclosing gilt-lettered title. Near fine, with original tissue guards. Item #213798

An unconventional version, using Fitzgerald's meter and rhyme scheme, by the Chicago writer Zimmerman ("Zero")who explains in a note that 33 of the 131 quatrains are "more or less literally paraphrased from McCarthy's elegant prose translation"

Price: $75.00